Examples of encampment in a Sentence
a recreational area that will serve as this year's encampment for the Scouts' jamboree
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About 700 people had been living in the encampments when the dismantling began in late February, the Register reported.
The encampment grew over the past several years on the trail near the baseball stadium for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim amid soaring housing costs.
Members of Washington's homeless community have constructed an encampment in front of the Central Union Mission.
The mayor's office has acknowledged Peeler in conversations with Courier Journal and during a meeting of the mayor's homeless encampment task force last month.
One of the largest, and most visible, homeless encampments was along Route 22 near Rogers Street, a wooded area between the street and the CSX Railroad tracks.
Homeless advocates say forcing vulnerable people to leave the encampment will be traumatizing and drive them further away from the systems working to help them.
Huddled beside the nearby canal is an encampment of coloured tents.
Police ended up tearing down a new tent encampment and making six arrests; Occupiers reestablished the camp.
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